11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy visit planner
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Bus to Vienna, Fly to Ravello
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Ravello
— 1 night
Drive
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Naples
— 1 night
Train
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Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava

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Ravello — 1 night

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, get a tailor-made plan with Amalfi Coast Drive, and then examine the collection at Museo della Carta. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ravello road trip tool.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Ravello is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Bratislava in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Side Trips
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Naples — 1 night

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

You can drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Naples when traveling from Ravello in May, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
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Rome — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome itinerary site.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:

Assisi — 1 night

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 12th (Thu), make a trip to Eremo delle Carceri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Rufino, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

Before you visit Assisi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Assisi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 11 — 12:

Florence — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Florence online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:

Venice — 2 nights

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 15th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, take a stroll through Cannaregio, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice visit planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.